New coach, new direction for Olympians
Front: Jordan McEmoyle, Alex Heydt and Deonte StHill. Middle: Ryan Carroll, Brendan Carroll, Steve Principe, Dom Pomp and Nick Acker. Back: Todd Lawrence, Dave Everett, Rayan Green, Shane Snisky and Bryce Micciche.
So long, herohill
Monday marked the beginning of the end for Halifax-based Canadian music blog herohill . Bryan “Ack” Acker ’s morning post detailed with thoughtful retrospection why the prolific blog would be shutting down after 10 years of reviewing and reflecting on music.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Local charities prepare for busy holiday season
While many people will spend Thanksgiving and Christmas off from work and soaking up holiday cheer, others will spend the night in a shelter or have Thanksgiving dinner in a soup kitchen.
Shane Acker Adopts The 'Beasts Of Burden' Adaptation
Shane Acker is returning to the realm of animated film. The "9" director will next tackle the CG animated feature "Beasts of Burden," based on the Dark Horse Comics series of the same name. Reel FX announced the partnership, and says that "Turbo ...
End Times with Shane Acker
Get your numbers straight, folks: There’s the upcoming adaptation of the Broadway musical “Nine,” and this past summer’s sci-fi sensation “District 9″ — which had CGI-based characters, but not as many as those in Shane Acker’s fully ...
Shane Acker Talks 9 and Beyond
View trailer and clip from Shane Acker's 9 and check out the exclusive AWN Showcase! A new era in animated storytelling begins with the release of 9 on 9/9/09 (from Focus Features). Shane Acker, the celebrated UCLA alum, whose imaginative 9 short was ...
Shane Acker and Elijah Wood Talk About 9
On 9-9-09 the film "9" will be opening. Hmm? Think they planned that? At Comic-Con this past July filmmaker Shane Acker and voice actor Elijah Wood spoke with me about bringing Acker's UCLA student film to the big screen. See the video of their interviews.